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Florence is a technology journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She primarily covers Android and its various forks. She's written about a variety of other tech-related things for Ars Technica, Maximum PC, Mac|Life, PCGamer, PCWorld, and Nintendo Power. She loves yoga and traveling, collects cameras and Russian dolls, and considers herself an amateur photographer and crafter.

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5 quick tips for getting started with the new Google Calendar app for Android

The newly designed Google Calendar is live in the Google Play Store. Here's a few tips for getting started.

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Motorola announces a slew of new watchbands for the Moto 360, including lady-friendly options

The company also announced a new health app and new watch faces.

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HTC RE Camera review: Fun to use if you're obsessed with yourself

The RE Camera is great for taking “life” shots like selfies and landscape photos of the open road, but that about sums it up.

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Report: Samsung's Galaxy S6 might be the flagship you've been waiting for (but probably not)

It's referred to as "Project Zero" because Samsung is basically doing a do-over, but from the sound if it, the company is just up to its old tricks again.

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Deal alert: HTC offers the Nexus 9 for $199, a 50 percent discount the day after launch

This deal is good for today only as part of HTC's Hot Deals, which occur every Tuesday leading up to Black Friday.

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Google Nexus 9 review: A powerful tablet made for everyone

The Nexus 9 may be geared towards developers, but its big screen, powerful 64-bit processor, and stereo sound are a joy for anyone willing to drop $400.

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Google updates more Android apps with Material Design, just in time for Lollipop's debut

Google Play Games and Google Wallet are among the culprits, though Google Docs and Google Camera also received minor updates.

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Android Lollipop's new security features will help protect users, but only if they use them

We talked to an expert about whether the new version of Android will help squash the operating system's unsavory reputation.

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HTC discusses the Nexus 9, its insides and outsides, and why it costs so much

Chad Dial, HTC's executive director of emerging devices, lays it down for us in a one-on-one interview.

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Android devs: Google urges you (once again) to suit up apps for Material Design

Googles published a hearty list of last-minute guidelines, just as a reminder of what its new interface aesthetic stands for.

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Microsoft opens up Office 365 APIs to other platforms, including Android

The most exciting part of this news: IFTTT recipes that are coming with it.

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Cyanogen joins forces with Nextbit to improve synchronization between Android devices

It’s called Baton, and it's the first of many features Cyanogen is exploring to entice users toward its forked version of Android.

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Google makes a strategic move, crowns Sundar Pichai as head of product at Google

The move adds credence to Android's new motto: "Be together. Not the same."

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Sony Xperia Z3v review: Verizon gets the exclusive on this Xperia Z2 do-over

It's got powerful internals, a 20-megapixel camera, and a version of Android that isn't annoying to look at—hopefully a stint at Verizon will help it reach more users.

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Why Google made such a big-ass phone with the Nexus 6

The Nexus 6 is the right size, the right price, and the right move for the Android platform.